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Articles About Village Council

  • New candidates, new ideas

    Laura Curliss and Jim Johnson are hoping to be elected to their first terms on Village Council.

  • Busy first month for new village manager Salmeron

    New Village Manager Josue Salmeron, pictured here in his office, has had a busy first month on the job. “You realize you have so may things going on, so many things to address,” he said. “It takes your breath away.” (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    As new Village Manager Salmeron concluded his first month on the job, he sat down with this Yellow Springs News reporter to talk about his activities and priorities for the village. 

  • Council makes offer to VM candidate

    The four finalists for Yellow Springs Village manager visited town last week for a three-day whirlwind of tours, meetings, presentations and interviews. On Wednesday, April 10, the candidates met with community leaders for roundtable discussions over lunch in Birch Hall at Antioch College. Clockwise from top left, Antioch College President Tom Manley listened to candidate Allyson Murray; Lisa Abel jotted down notes while candidate Pete Bales spoke; villager Pan Reich and candidate Elke Doom looked on; Scott Osterholm watched as candidate Josue Salmon answered a question. Council made an offer to an unidentified candidate this week. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs may soon have a new Village manager.After four finalists for the position visited town last week, Village Council has made an offer to one of the candidates, the News confirmed this week.

  • Village Council— Sidewalk fix moves ahead

    The Village of Yellow Springs will test out a new way to fix sidewalk trip hazards, Council decided at its Sept. 4 meeting.

  • Bike trail connector plans on a roll

    A long-envisioned bike path connecting the villages of Yellow Springs and Clifton shifted up a gear recently.

  • Village, Meister still at odds

    Last Friday’s pre-disciplinary hearing for Yellow Springs Police Corporal Dave Meister was postponed in hopes that lawyers representing Meister and the Village could reach a compromise agreement.

  • Gaunt Park pool gets upgrades

    Several hundred villagers and out-of-towners converged on the Gaunt Park pool on Monday, a sweltering hot Memorial Day. The pool was recently upgraded with $80,000 worth of repairs, according to Village Public Works Director Johnnie Burns. The Yellow Springs pool is now the only operating municipal swimming pool in Greene County. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Gaunt Park Pool opened its gates last Saturday after being extensively repaired this month. The repairs were funded by part of the $150,000 budget appropriated to the Parks department Capital Improvement Fund by Village Council. 

  • Plan to protect local drinking water updated

    An update the Village of Yellow Springs Wellhead Protection Plan, first passed in 2001, features new strategies to protect the aquifer that is the source of local drinking water.

  • Village Council Regular Meeting

    Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7 p.m.

  • Special Village Council Meeting

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 7 p.m.